Fowler's Household Helps by A.L. Fowler description:
ections given with the machine. If using a Hoover, the brush bearings should not be oiled as they are made of wood.
Should the brush become stuck it is due to threads, string and hair which have been collected by it. Remove the brush according to directions supplied with the machine and free all the bearings.
Clean the bag after using by carefully removing it from the machine and shaking the dirt on a newspaper.
Once a month the machine should be cleaned by taking off the bag, lifting the machine from the carpet and allowing the machine to run for a couple of minutes.
Follow directions supplied with the machine as to oiling and proper size of needle, thread, etc. Do not make any adjustments unless you are sure you know how. These adjustments require patience, as the adjusting screws must be turned a very little at a time to note the effect produced. Do not run the machine at too high a speed as this will shorten its life.
When putting a motor on a foot-
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